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Looking Back

Looking Back, old toys found at Holy Trinity School which used to belong to the old school in the days of the Sidney Hall, David Riches, from Weymouth Museum with pupils, 16/07/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17516 (35222514)

LOOKING BACK: New chapter in enchanting toy story

The group outside the Good Hope pub at Hermitage, near Sherborne (35159273)

LOOKING BACK: Who are these drinkers celebrating VJ Day?

Weymouth Fire Station.  170308, Picture: GRAHAM HUNT/HG3411. (34635110)

LOOKING BACK: Hardy firm building mystery continues

BIG DAY: Weymouth Carnival 1935, Whitehead Torpedo Works float

LOOKING BACK: It's carnival time! Recalling memories from previous Weymouth celebrations

LOOKING BACK: Help identify young guns in soccer team snap

LOOKING BACK: Help identify young guns in soccer team snap

JG17073.  05.08.2015. Former Weymouth carnival queen runner-up from 1980, Shirley Dunne,  pictured in 1980.                                   Picture:JOHN GURD  JG17073  (34253890)

LOOKING BACK: Shirley recalls carnival day in Weymouth 35 years ago

Martinstown. Maureen Marchant's pics of flooding in Martinstown in 1955, 28/07/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17547 (34642728)

LOOKING BACK: This bus may be delayed by a few feet of water...

Weymouth Fire Station.  170308, Picture: GRAHAM HUNT/HG3411. (34635110)

LOOKING BACK: Help reader Hazel with her family tree

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LOOKING BACK: Final nostalgic county town scenes to enjoy

Martinstown. Maureen Marchant's pics of flooding in Martinstown in 1955, 28/07/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17547 (33813966)

LOOKING BACK: Tragedy as the floods came in 1955

SAD OCCASION: Portlanders pay their respects at the funeral

LOOKING BACK: Readers attempt to solve postcard mystery

LOOKING BACK: Weymouth Carnival Queen, 35 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Weymouth Carnival Queen, 35 years ago

Smoke rises from the scene of an explosion and fire where four people are still missing at Wood Flour Mills in Bosley, Cheshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 18, 2015. Search and rescue teams are now preparing to enter the dangerou

LOOKING BACK: Postcard shows sad island occasion

JG17029.  15.07.2015.  Flooding at Martinstown from 1950's.                                    Picture:JOHN GURD  JG17029  (32789527)

LOOKING BACK: Remembering the 'frightening' 'unbelievable' floods of 1955

The Toller & Kingcombe Home Guard 1939  1944 Picture courtesy of Wendy Bere (25942769)

LOOKING BACK: He's the Guy in the Home Guard

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LOOKING BACK: Wimbledon champ Maud called Dorset home to escape the racket

PICTURE SPECIAL: Step back in time with Weymouth and Portland's transport of yesteryear

PICTURE SPECIAL: Step back in time with Weymouth and Portland's transport of yesteryear

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The St George's Day parade passes the Rose of England public house on it's way to the city centre of Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 23, 2015. Photo credit should read: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire (30571773)

Looking Back: Old postcards show Thomas Hardy as king of the castle in county town

JG8354.  Brewers Arms, Martinstown.       Picture: John Gurd   JG8354 (24817289)

Looking Back: The day a Dorset village made a splash in the record books

Looking Back: Bid to track down Army pal

Looking Back: Bid to track down Army pal

The photo found by Nicole Williamson attached to a letter from a German POW camp (30111135)

Looking Back: Tales from German prison camp is surprise find in model's book

LOOKING BACK: Fair tradition;Wanted - a good, steady woman to look after three children.....and pigs!

LOOKING BACK: Fair tradition;Wanted - a good, steady woman to look after three children.....and pigs!

LOOKING BACK: Scenic Dorchester - pretty as a postcard

LOOKING BACK: Scenic Dorchester - pretty as a postcard

Looking Back - 170615, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13258 (29330923)

LOOKING BACK: The first Miss Weymouth comes forward - glamorous Stella started the tradition

Looking Back: Can you help Maria Cornwell find the resting place of her father Ronald Russell, who is in this photo?  (23503512)

LOOKING BACK: Search for Ronald's resting place goes on

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LOOKING BACK: Island evacuees remember Weymouth arrival

Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower uncovers wartime air raid shelter (28513925)

LOOKING BACK: Chapelhay wrecked by landmine

Looking Back: Farmer Oak actor gave solid support to reader

Looking Back: Farmer Oak actor gave solid support to reader

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LOOKING BACK: Remembering those who perished in the Chapelhay bombing

LOOKING BACK: Remembering those who perished in the Chapelhay bombing

The Toller & Kingcombe Home Guard 1939  1944 Picture courtesy of Wendy Bere (25942769)

Can you help identify mystery home guard platoon?

Looking Back: Stories from the asylum

Looking Back: Can you name glamorous Weymouth trio from 1958?

Looking Back: Can you name glamorous Weymouth trio from 1958?

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Chapelhay, Weymouth (26917839)

Looking Back: The horror of Chapelhay bombing remembered

Directors David King and Paul Murray during a press conference at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 21, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Rangers. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY (269052

Up, up and away on nostalgic trip of a lifetime

SEARCH GOES ON: Ronald Russell is in this wedding photo

Search continues for grave of Australian woman's dad

Photographs of those in AuschwitzPic credit: Catherine Bolado (23435076)

Auschwitz anniversary inspires a Looking Back reader to get in touch

The Toller & Kingcombe Home Guard 1939  1944 Picture courtesy of Wendy Bere (25942769)

Guarding the home front: can you name these men?

Quarrymen enjoying beer in the 1920s, presumably with their boss in trilby and jacket. (24901614)

Chipping away at the story behind the Portland quarrymen

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Help historians find stories from the asylum

The Ministry of Defence in Whitehall (25550166)

Portland stone has rocked our world - our final look at the Dorset export

VE Day Anniversary Celebrations: What a difference 70 years make!

VE Day Anniversary Celebrations: What a difference 70 years make!

Looking Back follow-up: Frances Hill on her son Stephen's wedding day. (25257046)

Son gifted photo of late mother after charity shop find

27th March 2008. The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester. Picture: Brian Jung/bj5474 (24821337)

Can you help solve the mystery of Dorchester's clock tower?

Quarrymen enjoying beer in the 1920s, presumably with their boss in trilby and jacket. (24901614)

Portland stone that shaped our wartime history

Sonar images reveal the 'forgotten' tragedy of Lyme Bay's Exercise Tiger

Sonar images reveal the 'forgotten' tragedy of Lyme Bay's Exercise Tiger

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Aliki Chrysochou during a photocall ahead of the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 at the Tower Hotel, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 24, 2015. See PA story ATHLETICS London. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire (

Capital ideas set in Portland stone

Share your memories of the end of World War Two as the 70th anniversary of VE Day approaches

Share your memories of the end of World War Two as the 70th anniversary of VE Day approaches

Chapelhay 'bombsite' street once a target in World War Two air raids

Chapelhay 'bombsite' street once a target in World War Two air raids

Looking Back: Can you help Maria Cornwell find the resting place of her father Ronald Russell, who is in this photo?  (23503512)

Can you help an Australian lady find her father's grave?

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Set in Stone - How Portland Stone helped build London

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